Month: April 2016

How to wear gloves in Dental office?

GLOVES  Gloves must be worn when skin contact with body fluids or mucous membrane is anticipated or when touching items or surface that may be contaminated with these fluids.   After contact with each patient, gloves must be removed; hands must be washed and then regloved before treating another patient. Repeated use of a single …

Asepsis Sterilization – Classification and Significance

The concept of asepsis and its role in the prevention of infection was put forward nearly  2 centuries ago. The general principles for asepsis were laid down by Hungarian abstetrician, Ignaz semmelweiss in europe in early 1850’s and Oliver Holmes in USA. These principles were accepted after Joseph Lister’s studies on prevention of wound infection carried …